Julie Haveland Beer's Profile

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To see more of what I do, please visit my website: www.dolmairicdesign.co.uk.

In 2003 I stumbled upon a book on chain maille. I was then at home with 3 small children, and started this new hobby happily. Soon I began to buy beads and fused glass pieces to incorporate with the silver chains I created, and turned them into popular presents for friends and family. I invested in a small kiln when I realised I could create these sparkly little pieces of fused glass myself, and when Precious Metal Clay entered the market full on I had to try that as well.

Together with my Devon born husband and 3 wonderful children I live in Westward Ho!, a small village on the North Devon coast (UK). Early spring 2008 I met up with a few lovely ladies I had come across on a UK based Internet Forum called "Frit Happens!". They were all lampworkers, and demonstrated how to…

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  • Female
  • Born on December 21
  • Joined April 24, 2008

Favorite materials

Sterling silver, lampworking glass, dichroic glass

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DolmairicDesign
Handmade Glass Beads, Lampwork & Fused...

About

To see more of what I do, please visit my website: www.dolmairicdesign.co.uk.

In 2003 I stumbled upon a book on chain maille. I was then at home with 3 small children, and started this new hobby happily. Soon I began to buy beads and fused glass pieces to incorporate with the silver chains I created, and turned them into popular presents for friends and family. I invested in a small kiln when I realised I could create these sparkly little pieces of fused glass myself, and when Precious Metal Clay entered the market full on I had to try that as well.

Together with my Devon born husband and 3 wonderful children I live in Westward Ho!, a small village on the North Devon coast (UK). Early spring 2008 I met up with a few lovely ladies I had come across on a UK based Internet Forum called "Frit Happens!". They were all lampworkers, and demonstrated how to make glass beads by melting rods of glass in a torch flame and winding it onto a mandrel. I was mesmerised! I have spent many hours studying the masters, not only from books, but also from online resources. My little workshop is my haven, where time does not exist, and I have discovered a fondness for these little lumps of glass that I could not have foreseen.

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